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Re: Hash Keys (strings or numbers?)

by ruzam (Curate)
on Mar 02, 2012 at 14:20 UTC ( #957475=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Hash Keys (strings or numbers?)

When working with databases I've learned (through past mistakes) to always use '$key += 0' on numeric field results to ensure they don't get quirky string representations.

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